Match the following (with respect to edible part):
(a) Apple (i) Thalamus
(b) Tomato (ii) Pericarp and placenta
(c) Banana (iii)Mesocarp and endocarp
(d) Mango (iv) Mesocarp
Apple is actually a false fruit. The main edible part of an apple is actually juicy receptacle of a flower i.e., thalamus.
The tomato though commonly classified as a vegetable is really a fruit, a berry in fact. In this, the edible parts are pericarp (epicarp, mesocarp and endocarp) and placenta.
Banana is a berry. It develops from monocarpellary or multicarpellary syncarpous ovary. Epicarp makes the rind of the fruit. The edible portion of banana is mesocarp and endocarp.
Mango (Mangifera indica) of family Anacardiaceae is a drupe. The edible part in mango is mesocarp.